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H.G. Wells - The History Of Mr. Polly álbum

  • Artista: H.G. Wells
  • Título: The History Of Mr. Polly
  • Género: No Música
  • País: US
  • Fuente de los registros: File, MPEG-4, AAC, Mono, 64 kbps, M4B
  • Liberado: 12 Mar 2012
  • Estilo: Audiobook
  • Etiqueta: LibriVox
  • MP3 álbum: 2773 mb
  • FLAC álbum: 2829 mb
  • Clasificación: 4.9/5
  • Votos: 496
H.G. Wells - The History Of Mr. Polly álbum

Lista de canciones

1Chapter 4, Section 120:01
2Chapter 7, Section 118:52
3Chapter 8, Section 224:16
4Chapter 5, Section 120:57
5 The History Of Mr. Polly 9:08:40
6Chapter 9, Section 428:51
7Chapter 225:29
8Chapter 7, Section 328:52
9Chapter 4, Section 234:03
10Chapter 6, Section 123:25
11Chapter 6, Section 319:19
12Chapter 5, Section 313:31
13Chapter 1, Section 127:04
14Chapter 6, Section 49:16
15Chapter 6, Section 228:26
16Chapter 5, Section 216:18
17Chapter 1, Section 226:54
18Chapter 7, Section 218:49
19Chapter 8, Section 128:32
20Chapter 9, Section 325:10
21Chapter 327:19
22Chapter 1029:55
23Chapter 9, Section 224:25
24Chapter 9, Section 128:55


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  • Coordinator [Meta-/ Cataloging]Ruth Golding
  • Cover, DesignYagan
  • Liner Notes [Summary By]Adrian Praetzellis
  • Read ByAdrian Praetzellis
  • Supervised By [Dedicated Proof-listener]Jing Li


Novel published in 1910, read in English language.

Recording of a public-domain text
Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

Track duration as obtained by software.
Chapter titles and subtitle taken from the audio-file meta data.
Chapter durations as on catalog page.
File size: 259.6 MB


The History of Mr. Polly is a 1910 comic novel by H. The protagonist of The History of Mr. Polly is an antihero inspired by H. Wells's early experiences in the drapery trade: Alfred Polly, born circa 1870, a timid and directionless young man living in Edwardian England, who despite his own bumbling achieves contented serenity with little help from those around him. Polly's most striking characteristic is his innate sense of epithet, which leads him to coin hilarious expressions like. LibriVox recording of The History of Mr. Polly, by H. Wells 1866-1946. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. Polly who, bored and trapped in his conventional life, makes a U-turn - and changes everything. Wells early life as the son of a semi-insolvent shopkeeper and as a drapers apprentice fueled his novels of the lower middle class: The Wheels of Chance 1896, Kipps 1905, and The History of Mr. Polly 1910. These works evoke the desperation of apprentices, clerks, and small traders in their monotonous toil behind shop counters. Polly by H. Wells 1866 - 1946. 00:00:00 Chapter 1 Section 1 00:28:25 Chapter 1 Section 2 00:56:40 Chapter 2 01:23:31 Chapter 3 01:52:11 Chapter 4 Section 1 02:13:33 Chapter 4 Section 2 02:48:57 Chapter 5 Section 1 03:11:15 Chapter 5 Section 2 03:28:55 Chapter 5 Section 3 03:43:47 Chapter. Язык: Русский. Страна: США. Mr Polly leads a somewhat sad life, wasting much of it in a loveless marriage and working a fruitless job. He finally decides to end it all, but this leads him to a new lease of life that might just lead him to a way of like he would embrace and enjoy, rather then struggle through the life he was expected to live. Better known for his prophetic, serious novels, Wells had the great ability to combine serious intent with wonderful humour. The History of Mr Polly is a little masterpiece of that genre which deserves a major revival. Just superb - try it. Read more. Polly By. Chapter the First. And Mr. Polly sat on the stile and hated the whole scheme of life-which was at once excessive and inadequate as a solution. He hated Foxbourne, he hated Foxbourne High Street, he hated his shop and. Polly, loosely based on Wells himself, cleverly subverts Edwardian propriety and society's expectations. Theres a plethora of lovely period insights however this is also a timeless and surprisingly modern tale. Polly might lack self-awareness however, in his own quiet way, he is a revolutionary with life lessons to impart that still ring true. There are so wonderful scenes to enjoy: a superbly written funeral scene capturing the confusion, claustrophobia, pettiness etc of the occasion. Theres also a wedding, a dramatic fire, and a dangerous, life threatening conflict. The plot p. Launching GitHub Desktop. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The History of Mr Polly H. He hated Foxbourne, he hated Foxbourne High Street, he hated his shop and his wife and his neighbours-every blessed neighbour-and with indescribable bitterness he hated himself. Why did I ever get in this silly Hole he said. life seemed stripped to the bone and one saw with a hopeless clearness. Let me tell the history of Mr. Polly from the cradle to these present difficulties. First the infant, mewling and puking in its nurse's arms. The story of Mr Polly is retold simply from the time of his fathers death, his inheritance and marriage, subsequent failure as a shop-keeper and final happiness and freedom as a general handyman in a small country inn. Its success is a personal tribute to the sterling acting of John Mills. Director Anthony Pelissier has put all the emphasis on the principal characters, and has extracted every ounce of human interest from the classic. Every part, right down to the smallest bit, has been selected with care and there is some notable work from an experienced cast

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